9:15pm Ashland Times Gazette Balloon Glow (Launch Field).
Enjoy an interactive display as hot air balloons line the launch field and glow against the night sky choreographed to music.
Saturday July 1, 2017
7:00-8:00am Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland Balloon Competition (Launch Field).
Bring your chairs, coffee and blankets to watch hot air balloons compete for cash prizes.
11:00am News Journal Media Cornhole Registration & Warm-up (Central).
$20 per team.
12:00pm News Journal Media Cornhole Tournament (Central).
Double Elimination. Everyone guaranteed to play at least 3 games. 70% payout.
12-10pm Food Concessions (Field Perimeter).
Many to choose from.
1:00-8:00pm Merchant Area (North).
Featuring home improvement solutions, to educational options, to personal indulgence and much more.
1:00-9:30pm News Journal Media Kids Fun Zone (East & North Central).
Pony rides, laser tag, inflatables, and more.
1:00-2:30pm Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland Pilot Meet & Greet (Park Street).
Bring your programs and meet hot air balloon pilots: if you capture all their autographs you will receive a free T-shirt courtesy of Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland.
2:00-8:30pm Donley Ford Drive 4UR Community (Park Street).
For every test drive taken in a Donley Ford vehicle 2-8pm, Donley Ford will donate $20 to Ashland BalloonFest up to $6,000.
3:00-8:00pm Mr. Puppet (West).
In the style of vaudeville, you will see comedy at its funniest with marionettes, hand/rod puppets and ventriloquism.
3:30-4:30pm Safety Fun (West & Launch Field).
Metro Life Flight, K-9 Demonstrations, Ashland Fire Department Truck Display, and child fingerprinting with Deputy Angie Hamilton, ACSO.
5:00-9:00pm Live Musical Entertainment (Main Stage).
SOBOS (Some of the Best Old Songs) is a classic rock band from Wooster, Ohio. Focusing on music from the 70s and 80s (www.sobosmusic.com)
6:30pm Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland Balloon Competition (Launch Field).
Enjoy the cold inflation process as pilots and crew prepare hot air balloons for lift off, competing for cash prizes.